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We all know and use the Deegan Expressway, our workhorse of a highway cutting north to south through the Bronx. It was built in the 1950s — 70 years ago — and was built through Van Cortlandt Park, cutting it in two with the larger section on the western side, and the smaller area to the east. more
Pickleball has been taking over the Bronx’s neighboring boroughs the last couple of years, but the Bronx was “forgotten,” as residents say — until now. more
Police received a report of an attempted grand larceny opposite 6455 Broadway Wednesday, Jan. 18 sometime after 11:30 p.m. more
Whatever they touch turns to gold. Courts of Dreams is prepared to revitalize any downtrodden court in sight, whenever that need may arise in the community. The effort requires many to roll up their sleeves to beautify the playing grounds. But first, they seek to spread awareness for their cause, and this time it came through during the first annual Courts of Dream Classic. more
Community Board 8 plans on reaching out to its neighboring community boards to press the New York city parks department for more law enforcement within Van Cortlandt Park, the third largest city park. more
This five-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bath, Colonial-style house at 4667 Grosvenor Ave. has just undergone at top-to-bottom renovation. Built in 1951 with a 1958 addition, it is located on a leafy, tree-lined street and enjoys an inviting rear patio and a grassy backyard. more
Manhattan College is marching south. Workers last week were cutting trees to make way for a new student park planned on West 240th Street between Irwin and Tibbett avenues, a school spokesperson confirmed. more
A longtime Highbridge resident has been honored by the New York state Office for the Aging for his volunteer work in the Van Cortlandt Park area, where he has been a treasurer with the Van Cortlandt Park Jewish Center. more
The fate of every top cross country runner in the Northeast came down to the historic course at Van Cortlandt Park on Saturday. For one last time in 2022, the flats of the parade grounds and the rigors of the back hills were front and center. Runners from 11 states and Washington, D.C.,  looked to leave their mark where legends like Steve Prefontaine and Alberto Salazar once left theirs. more
A Fordham Manor man was shot and later died while driving a car along the Major Deegan Expressway North late Monday afternoon on a stretch that cuts through Van Cortlandt Park, police said. more
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